North west adventure 7 days
- Duration:7 days
- Destinations: Hanoi-Sapa-Mu Cang Chai-Yen Bai-Hanoi
The mountainous North West provides the perfect terrain for trekking routes. The Thai minority, a warm and friendly ethnic group, will welcome you into their homes and share their stilt house lifestyle. The roads wind precariously across the mountain ranges, capturing the intensely varied lifestyles of Vietnamese people. The final two days of your journey will be spent trekking to stay in minority villages around Sapa.
DAY 1: HANOI - SAPA
Our guide come to pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi this evening and transfer to Hanoi railway station. Train leaves Hanoi for Lao Cai at 09.30 pm.
Overnight on night train Hanoi to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 2 tourists train tickets (Four soft sleeper sharing cabin with A/C).
DAY 2: SAPA - LAO CHAI - TA VAN - GIANG TA CHAI - SAPA (B / L / D)
We will be met our driver at the station in Lao Cai city and transfer to Sapa, get in hotel to leave our luggage then go to have breakfast at a local restaurant. After having breakfast, we will start a trekking from Sapa town to Lao Chai and Ta Van and GiangTa Chai villages of Hmong, Dzay, Red Dzao minorities. Lunch at Ta Van village. Finish our trekking at Giang Ta Chai village, we get on a Jeep to head back to Sapa. Free at the leisure.
Overnight in Sapa.
Accommodation: Sapa Hotel
DAY 3: SAPA - THAN UYEN, MU CANG CHAI (B / L / D)
Check out to leave Sapa this morning, we will head to Mu Cang Chai where have beautiful terraced fields that was recognized as heritage of terraced fields. From Sapa town, our car will take us cross Tram Ton Pass where you can enjoy freshestand cool air and nice landscapes. Taking tours to visit villages of Muong Khoa, Muong Kim and Na Kim where you can see very colorful minority groups. Lunch en route. Arrival in Mu Cang Chai at mid afternoon, we will drive to Kim Noi village, the village of Black Thai people, one family here will be our host today. Leisure time we may take a strolling around this village to see the normal life of villagers. Dinner with family. Overnight at Kim Noi village of Thai people in Mu Cang Chai.
DAY 4: MU CANG CHAI - HUA KHAT (B / L / D)
Say goodbye Thai family in Kim Noi village, we take car to Pung Luong (20 km). From Pung Luong, we will trek about 14 km to Nam Khat village of Hmong people. Have picnic lunch then continue trekking to Hua Khat, today we stay at ahomestay in Hua Khat village.
DAY 5: HUA KHAT - TU LE (B / L / D)
Leave Hua Khat village, we will takea walk of 05 km to the main road where car is waiting for, crossing CaoPha Pass on the bumpy road and visiting bee-growing farm and someminority groups on the way until you get to Tu Le. Homestay in Mavillage of Thai people. Free at the leisure, "Having a bath in hot spring". Dinner and overnight at homestay in Ma village.
DAY 6: TU LE - MUONG LO - YEN BAI (B / L / D)
Leave Ma village, we continue our trip by car to Yen Bai via Muong Lo (Nghia Lo). Thisis quite unspoiled tourist destination where you can enjoy the mostbeautiful landscapes. Visiting Dzao and Thai minorities on the way. Lunch en route. Arrive and checkin hotel in Yen Bai city. Free time until go having dinnae at a local restaurant. Overnight in Yen Bai.
DAY 7: YEN BAI - HANOI (B / L)
Say goodbye to Yen Bai after having breakfast, we return to Hanoi by the particular road and through Red river before stop for lunch and relaxation in Phu Tho province. Arrival at your hotel in Hanoi around 17:00.
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
Price: 800 USD/person
- Single supplement: 565 USD/person
- Private door-to-door pick-up & -off services.
- All private transfer and transportation.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary.
- Home-stay and hotel.
- All sightseeing tickets.
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- English speaking guide as mentioned in the program
- All entrance fees as per the above itinerary
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Other services not mentioned above.